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The Melting Pot

12233 Jefferson Ave Ste 3, Newport News, VA 23602-6986
+1 757-655-9300
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
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“cheese fondue” (6 reviews)
“house salad” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
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French, Swiss, European, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
12233 Jefferson Ave Ste 3, Newport News, VA 23602-6986
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food in a cozy atmosphere - with Harry Potter floating candles! Our server Kaylan was excellent, will ask for her again. All the dips for the meats were a yummy surprise. I wasn't fond of the salmon cooked that way, but the scallops &...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kat64434
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We had a great time!! Awesome experience..the employees were very friendly and accommodating to all our needs!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank J3848DRdebbieb
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic, a quiet peaceful romantic location for dinner. There is a large selection of wines available. The meals are delicious. You can get one to four course meals with a variety of options. You can substitute the meats listed for others you prefer. I trade...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank UPSdude
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Brittany was our server and she was absolutely amazing! Super helpful and friendly I would definitely recommend asking for her for your visit!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kalajohnson1128
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

What a great eating experience!! The food is tasty and The interaction at the table makes for a fun time!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank J3848DRdebbieb
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Bf and I went on a Friday night earlier this month. This was one of our go to places but service has gotten so bad we both said never again. Made last minute reservations on Opentable, arrived and were seated promptly. Server came and took...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MoneyHoney568
Reviewed 2 September 2018

First, let me say we've been going to Melting Pot for many years in many locations. The food and service has generally been consistent and excellent. This evening the food was excellent as always but the service was not which accounts for the 3 starts...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PeteinVirginia
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Melting Pot Experience is always a good experience. I’ve been a patron of the chain for 20 years or more. The cheese was amazing and the salad and entree were good. I ordered my standard, Love Martini, and my husband ordered Pinot Noir. They...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Darrylswife0701
Reviewed 26 July 2018

My husband and i love coming here- for our anniversary we try to reserve the back room where the booths are small and away from the hustle and bustle. Always have great food and service here.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Shannonpurple823
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant! All of the staff that we met were exceptional and the general manager is such a great guy. He really understands all of the jobs in the place and is there to be a part of the team- awesome. The food...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Two_Bears_Traveling
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Tierra H
2 October 2017|
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Response from Bamboo708 | Reviewed this property |
The individual amounts were small but very filling. Depends if you are a 'big' eater. I felt was over priced.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 50
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12233 Jefferson Ave Ste 3, Newport News, VA 23602-6986
    (Operations Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-655-9300
When you want the ultimate evening out with your family, friends, or that special someone, look no further than Peninsula Melting Pot in Newport News, Virginia. Combining ambient lighting and a warm atmosphere with spectacular cuisine, our restaurant is the local spot for interactive fondue dining. Whether you want to join us for cheese and chocolate or are looking for the full 4-Course Experience, you won't find a more unique dining experience anywhere else. From artisan cheeses full of flavor to a wide assortment of delectable chocolates, our fondue pots are filled with delightful choices for you and your companions. Our salads are always freshly made, and we offer four cooking styles for your entrées-coq au vin, seasoned court bouillon, mojo, and bourguignonne. Each is as flavorful as the last and will leave you begging for more.
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